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MediaTek Helio G90T vs Snapdragon 855 (SDM855)

MediaTek Helio G90 bs Snapdragon 855 bit of unfair comparison because Helio G90 is a mid-range chipset. On the other hands, Snapdragon 855 powers most of the current flagship smartphones. For those, who are looking for how these chipsets are different, we have compared specifications of Snapdragon 855 vs Helio G90T.


  • Device Type
    Mobile Platform Mobile Platform
  • Model
    MTK G90T SDM855
  • Announced
    July 30, 2019 December 4, 2018
  • Status
    Available Available


  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    2x Arm Cortex-A76 clocked @2.05 GHz
    6x Arm Cortex-A55 clocked @2.0 GHz
    1x Kryo 485 @2.84 GHz (Cortex-A76)
    3x Kryo 485 @2.42 GHz (Cortex-A76)
    4x Kryo 485 @1.78 GHz (Cortex-A55)
  • Process
    12nm 7nm
  • Architecture
    64-bit 64-bit
  • Core
    Octa-Core Octa-Core
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Arm Mali-G76 3EEMC4 @800 MHz, HyperEngine Adreno 640
  • API Support
    OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1, DirectX 12 OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1, DirectX 12


  • RAM Type
  • RAM Speed
    2133MHz 2160 MHz, 16-bit, quad-channels
  • Storage Type
    eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.0 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0

Camera & Video

  • Rear Camera
    Dual 24MP+16MP
    or single 64MP @22.5fps, 48MP @30fps
    Dual 22MP + 22MP
    Single 48MP, MFNR, ZSL or 192MP
  • Front Camera
    Dual 24MP+16MP
    or single 64MP
    Dual 22MP + 22MP
    Single 48MP, MFNR, ZSL or 192MP
  • Camera Features
    3X ISP, AI Face Detection
    HW depth engine AINR
    Single-Cam/Dual-Cam Bokeh
    Hardware Warping Engine (EIS);
    Rolling Shutter Compensation (RSC) engine
    Multi-Frame Noise reduction
    Qualcomm Spectra 380 ISP, Hardware accelerator for computer vision (CV-ISP), Dual 14-bit CV-ISPs
  • Video Capture
    4K @30fps, 1080p @120fps, 720p @240fps 4320p 8K @30fps, 2160p 4K @30fps, 1080p @60fps, 720p @480fps slo-mo
  • Codec Support
    H.264, H.265 / HEVC, VP-9 H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9
  • Video Playback
    Up to 4K UHD 4320p 8K @30fps, 2160p 4K @30fps, 1080p @60fps, 720p @480fps slo-mo


  • Supported Display
    1080 x 2520 pixels 2160 x 3840 pixels 4K
  • Resolution Type
    Full HD+ Ultra HD
  • Features
    TBC HDR10+, 10-bit color depth, Rec2020 color gamut

Connectivity Options

  • LTE Modem
    LTE WorldMode, Cat-12 DL / Cat-13 UL
    Carrier Aggregation (CA), CDMA2000 1x/EVDO Rev. A (SRLTE), FDD / TDD LTE, HSPA +
    Snapdragon X24 LTE modem
    D/L speed LTE cat.20 up to 2Gbps
    Downlink 7x20 MHz carrier aggregation, Up to 256-QAM
    U/L speed LTE cat.13 up to 316Mbps
    Uplink 3x20 MHz carrier aggregation Up to 256-QAM
  • 5G Modem
    No Snapdragon X50 Modem
  • Bluetooth Version
    5.0 5.0
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wi-Fi Bands
    2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
  • USB Supported
    Yes USB 3.1
  • GNSS
    Beidou, Galileo, Glonass, GPS Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, QZSS, SBAS
  • Calling Features
    Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)
    VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
    Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity
    Dual SIM dual VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G, HD, Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB to 3G and 2G


  • AI
    Qualcomm Hexagon 690 Processor
  • Security
    Yes TBC
  • Audio
    Yes TrueWireless, Broadcast Audio, Aqstic audio, aptX audio
  • Charging
    Pump Express Quick Charge 4+
  • Antutu Scores (v7)
    2,22,282 points 3,70,976
  • Geekbench Scores (v4)
    Single Core: 2408
    Multi Core: 7161
    Single Core: 3,438
    Multi Core: 10,838